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Mrs. Mallory's Podcast
by Erika Mallory
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Students in my classroom are creating podcasts in which they interview characters from the stories we read. In this particular episode students are interviewing characters from the story Black Cowboy, Wild Horses, by Julius Lester. This story is about a former slave finding his freedom on the open range.
Berks Community Television
by Berks Community Television
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John Morgan and Frank McCracken discuss the history of black cowboys in the Old West.
Topics: Reading, Pennsylvania, Berks Community Television, BCTV, Public Access TV, Community Media, PEG,...
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
by Baroness Emma Orczy
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LibriVox recording of Beau Brocade by Baroness Emma Orczy. Read in English by deongines Beau Brocade is a historical fiction set in England in the early 1700's. The hero Beau is a wanted highwayman, who takes from the rich to help the poor. - Summary by Deon Gines For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, English History, derbyshire, highland brigade
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by Katherine Cecil Thurston
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LibriVox recording of The Masquerader by Katherine Cecil Thurston. Read in English by Simon Evers In the London fog, two men bump into each other one night. They are immediately unnerved by their exact resemblance to each other. Jack Chilcote MP is a rising political star and John Loder a man with a thwarted ambition. The plan they jointly hatch leads to a story of high tension both politically and personally. The book has been turned into a play and four films over the years. The authoress...
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by Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier
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LibriVox recording of The Inheritance by Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier. Read in English by Jim Locke "As the noblest attribute of man, family pride had been cherished time immemorial by the noble race of Rossville. Deep and incurable, therefore, was the wound inflicted on all its members by the marriage of the honorable Thomas St. Clair, the youngest son of the Earl of Rossville, with the humble Miss Sarah Black, a beautiful girl of obscure origin and no fortune." And so the stage is set...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, emotional drama, conflict of values, social inequities
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by George Griffith
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LibriVox recording of Olga Romanoff by George Griffith. Read in English by Craig Franklin Olga Romanoff (1894) is a science fiction novel by the English writer George Griffith, first published as The Syren of the Skies in Pearson's Weekly. The novel continues (from The Angel of the Revolution) the tale of a worldwide brotherhood of anarchists fighting the world armed with fantastical airships, ending on an apocalyptic note as a comet smashes into the earth. - Summary by Wikipedia For further...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fantasy, scifi, socialist, utopia
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by Pierre Janet
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LibriVox recording of The Major Symptoms of Hysteria by Pierre Janet. Read in English by Peter Tucker In this series of lectures delivered in English by the author while visiting the USA, Janet summarises the (at the time) cutting edge perspective on the various forms of hysteria. The syndromes include generalised amnesic states and conversion disorders, and show Janet's highly influential views regarding the fundamental role of dissociation. The lectures provide an insight into the development...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, psychology, mental illness, psychiatry, unconscious, hysteria, conversion...
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by Grazia Deledda
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LibriVox recording of After the Divorce by Grazia Deledda. (Translated by Maria Hornor Lansdale.) Read in English by Tom Denholm. Giovanna and Costantino Ledda are a happily married couple living with their young child in a Sardinian country village close to their extended family. Costantino is wrongly convicted of murdering his wicked uncle and with no way of supporting herself, Giovanna reluctantly divorces him and is driven to marry Brontu Dejas, a wealthy but brutish drunkard who has always...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Catholicism, feminism, Nobel Prize, divorce, landscape, imprisonment, Sardinia
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by Ralph Milne Farley
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LibriVox recording of The Radio Planet by Ralph Milne Farley. Read in English by KevinS; Lynette Caulkins; John; Gitchegumi; Kirill D; Mark Nelson; Alexis Duclaux; Kenneth Sergeant Gaghan; Dr. Lyndon; Shashank Jakhmola; Adrian Stephens; Michael Knowles; mokka Could you make a radio set? Don’t answer rashly. Don’t say that you have already built several. For note that we did not ask whether you could assemble a set from parts already manufactured by others, but rather whether you could build...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, sci-fi, science-fiction, Vénus, radio
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by Lloyd Eshbach
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LibriVox recording of The Isle of the Undead by Lloyd Eshbach. Read in English by Louise J. Belle "A gripping, thrilling, uncanny tale about the frightful fate that befell a yachting party on the dreadful island of living dead men." - Summary from Weird Tales, Volume 28, Issue 3, October 1936 For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, horror, science fiction, pulp fiction
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by G. F. Young
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LibriVox recording of The Medici, Volume 1 by G. F. Young. Read in English by volunteer readers. This work relates the history of the Medici family through three centuries and eleven generations, from its rise from obscurity, to its zenith of power and influence, to its eventual decay and ruin. It outlines their history in conjunction with the major events of Europe and dwells much on the artists and artworks patronized by the Medici - the impetus of the Renaissance. This first volume brings to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, history, religion, art, family, Florence, architecture, dynasty,...
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by Stephen Leacock
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LibriVox recording of The Garden Of Folly by Stephen Leacock. Read in English by David Wales A 1924 collection of essays by the celebrated Canadian humorist, popular in the first half of the twentieth century throughout the English speaking world. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, essays
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by Frances E. W. Harper
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LibriVox recording of Minnie's Sacrifice by Frances E. W. Harper. Read in English by Jim Locke Minnie, who lives in the South, does not know she is a mulatto. She is sent to the North after her mother's death, and there she marries Louis, who is ironically also of mixed parentage. The story revolves around their discoveries and how they deal with their true identities. (N.B. There are some missing portions of the text.) For further information, including links to online text, reader...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks
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by Gene Stratton-Porter
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LibriVox recording of Freckles (Version 2) by Gene Stratton-Porter. Read in English by Murray Rupp; Rita Boutros; Elsie Selwyn; Elijah Fisher; James Wood ; Roger Swarey; MrsLSid; SopB Freckles is a young man who has been raised since infancy in a Chicago orphanage. His one dream is to find a job, a place to belong and people who accept him despite his youth and the disability of having only one hand. He finds this place in the Limberlost Swamp, as a Limberlost guard of precious timber. In the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, orphan, Limberlost
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by Margaret Fuller
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LibriVox recording of Summer on the Lakes, in 1843 by Margaret Fuller. Read in English by KevinS; TriciaG; Betsy Walker; Ciufi Galeazzi Margaret Fuller, the American early proponent for Women's rights, writes of her visits to the Great Lakes in the summer of 1843. - Summary by KevinS For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks
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by Henry David Thoreau
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LibriVox recording of Poems of Nature by Henry David Thoreau. Read by Larry Wilson The fifty poems here brought together under the title ‘Poems of Nature’ are perhaps two-thirds of those which Thoreau preserved. Many of them were printed by him, in whole or in part, among his early contributions to Emerson’s Dial, or in his own two volumes, The Week and Walden, which were all that were issued in his lifetime. Others were given to Mr. Sanborn for publication, by Sophia Thoreau, the year...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, Americana, transcendentalism, Walden, naturalism
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by T. W. H. Crosland
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LibriVox recording of The Wild Irishman by T. W. H. Crosland. Read in English by John History and customs of the Irish and Ireland. A word of warning to the listener: The Wild Irishman contains the biased, uncomplimentary opinions of Englishman, Thomas Crosland. Remember this was written in the late 1800's and published in 1905. Crosland was hyper critical of Irishmen and women at a time when American cities often posted signs, "No Irish Need Apply." If you are Irish, as am I, try to...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, history, culture, travel, heritage, social customes
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by Xavier de Maistre
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LibriVox recording of A Journey Round My Room by Xavier de Maistre. (Translated by Henry Attwell.) Read in English by Steven Watson Sentenced to house arrest for forty-two days owing to his participation in a duel, Xavier de Maistre was inspired to write a travel memoir about the greatest journey a man can take. It is a journey which costs nothing, one which is equally well-suited to the "miserly or prodigal, rich or poor, young or old" -- even the idlest man will enjoy this...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, French, travel, humour, memoir
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by William John Locke
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LibriVox recording of The Mountebank by William John Locke. Read in English by Simon Evers Andrew Lackaday, an English orphan, was born and brought up in a French circus. He becomes a highly skilled mimic and juggler. He plies his trade all round the country in company with his assistant Elodie, a Marseillaise. The Great War comes and he excels himself as a soldier, ending up as a Brigadier General. After the war, he has no option but to return to his old profession only to find that everything...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction
Books to Borrow
by Robert Whitaker
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Topics: Mental illness -- United States -- History, Mental illness -- Treatment -- United States --...
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xviii, 348 p. ; 24 cm
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Topics: Schizophrenia -- Treatment -- United States -- History, Mentally ill -- Care -- United States --...
Brattleboro Community TV
by Brattleboro Community Television
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At BML: Robert Whitaker - Anatomy of an Epidemic
Topics: Vermont, Brattleboro, BCTV Archives, Brattleboro Community Television, Public Access TV, Community...
Reupload of Peter Breggin.
Topics: Peter Breggin, Anti-psychiatry, Reupload
Important News  update from False Flag Weekly News (clips), and much more (Playlist) Plus other clips.  Plus Related videos  Archive for future reference  Today’s Hosts: Kevin Barrett & Helen Buyniski  Article links ) Kevin Responds to being cited by ADL  https://www.veteranstoday.com/2019/11/25/adl-shortlist/ 12) American Pravda: the ADL in American Society  http://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-the-adl-in-american-society/ 13) World Jewish Congress: Billionaires, Oligarchs,...
Topics: neocons, 911, Chabad, Neverlosetruth, Ghislaine Maxwell, Friedman, US Foreign policy, US sanctions,...
Community Video
by T. F. Shepherd
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Referenced Links: City does nothing as rats, roaches take over homeless shelter : https://nypost.com/2018/02/08/city-does-nothing-as-rats-roaches-take-over-homeless-shelter/ Rats, roaches, bedbugs, mold: Why thousands of LA's homeless shelter beds sit empty each night : https://www.scpr.org/news/2018/05/09/82908/rats-roaches-bedbugs-mold-why-thousands-of-las-hom/ NYC Homeless Shelter Horrors Include Puddles of Urine, Dead Rats, Roaches, and Unsafe Infrastructure :...
Topics: homelessness, Lithium compounds, lithium salts, Salt or cocaine, unjustly homeless, Federal...
Folkscanomy: Off-Center and Outsider
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CIA druge trade exposed.
Topics: Drugs, Mena, Bill Clinton, NWO, New World Order, Conspiracy, Illuminati, Occult, Secret Society,...
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Feb. 22, 1998 Gene "Chip" Tatum was a Vietnam Special Forces Air Combat Controller, Defense Intelligence Asset, and US Army special operations pilot flying classified missions during the US invasion of Grenada, Tatum was also involved in the Nixon Administrations relations with China, NASA's Apollo Program, the Iran Contra Affair, and several other classified intelligence operations dating through through 1992 . Tatum was a member of the ultra-secret, international G7 run Pegasus...
Topics: Chip Tatum, blackops, CIA, drug trafficking, Vietnam War, Operation Phoenix, Oliver North, Grenada
Sojourner Truth Radio
by Sojourner Truth
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Rick Donnell Ross better known as “Freeway” Ricky Ross and Cornell “Coach” Ward  join us for a special in studio discussion about their role in the explosion of crack cocaine that hit US streets in the early 80’s.  Freeway Rick is the subject of a new documentary film, directed by filmmaker Marc Levin titled “Freeway: Crack in the System” that chronicles early days of the crack epidemic and the role played by Nicaraguan drug traffickers in bringing the drug to the US with the...
Topics: Freeway Rick Ross, Rick Ross, Ricky Ross, Crack, Crack in the System, Freeway: Crack in the System
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Freeway Ricky Ross Interview
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Community Video
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2-hour video compilation featuring 10 segments about CIA covert operations and military interventions since WWII SEGMENT 1 1. Martin Luther King, Jr., (segment 2:55) read segment He was not only a civil rights advocate, he also spoke out against the U.S. war in Vietnam. Some people feel he was assassinated after he criticized our involvement there and other regions of the world. "Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere."...
Topics: united states, foreign policy, CIA, army, imperialism, colonialism, terrorism, genocide, vietnam,...
Community Video
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Documentary on the world trade center false flag operation in 2001 exposing the deception by government. 
Topics: Iran contra affair, Oliver North, false flag, Israel, Zionism, terrorism, Al Qaeda, Mossad, Osama...
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The Executive Director of the Christic Instititute, Sara Nelson, speaks to a California Women's Group, Women For:, about Government Deception. Topics discussed include the Iran-Contra Affair and the Christic Institute case against the off-the-shelf enterprise, the S&L Scandal, and third-party politics.
Topics: Christic Institute, Sara Nelson, Iran-Contra, S&L Scandal, Nicaraguan Revolution
Educational Films
by Films Incorporated
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Events in Iran in the late 1970s proved disastrous for the United States. It lost an ally, the economy of the West was weakened, U.S. hostages were taken, and the U.S. oil supply was endangered. The film provides an historical overview of U.S. policy in Iran up to the rise of anti-Americanism exploited by Ayatollah Khomeini. Extracted from the NBC White Paper, No more Vietnams ... but
Topics: Diplomatic relations, Politics and government
Educational Films
by Gorostiaga, Xabier; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service; Films Incorporated
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Produced by the BBC
Topic: Politics and government
The VHS Vault
by Sherry Jones, Judy Woodruff, WGBH Educational Foundation., PBS Video, WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)
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Discusses America's policies that led to the trail of arms and money to support the war in Nicaragua. Shows the effect of the war on the people, their views and the attitude of the Nicaraguan government towards the war. Also comments on events that led to the Iran/Contra affair. 1 videocassette (58 min.) : 1/2 in VHS format [NTSC] Director and producer, Sherry Jones; executive producer, David Fanning; Correspondent, William Greider Judy Woodruff
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Topics: frontline (television program), War casualties -- Nicaragua -- Statistics, International relations,...
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by Robert Tressell
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LibriVox recording of The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists, by Robert Tressell. Read by Tadhg. Clearly frustrated at the refusal of his contemporaries to recognise the iniquity of society, Tressell's cast of hypocritical Christians, exploitative capitalists and corrupt councillors provide a backdrop for his main target — the workers who think that a better life is "not for the likes of them". Hence the title of the book; Tressell paints the workers as "philanthropists" who...
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Topics: librivox, audiobook, fiction, Tressell, capitalism
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by George W. M. Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Part 2 by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Dave Wills The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England. The first series was published in weekly instalments from 1844-46, priced at a penny each. Serialised novels sold in this way were known as Penny Dreadfuls … without any claim to literary greatness, they sought to provide ongoing entertainment for the popular audience. When first published, this book was...
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by Clarence Leroy Andrews
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LibriVox  reading of The Story of Sitka by Clarence Leroy Andrews. Read in English by Rita Boutros The Author recounts life in the great northwest in Sitka, Alaska "Sitka of the Russians" a century ago with insights into Sitka's settlement, natives, churches, social life, trade etc., when it was at the center of trade a century ago.  (Summary by Rita Boutros) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, Alaska, Russia, history, tlingits, great northwest
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by William Cowper
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Negro's Complaint by William Cowper. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for  February 9, 2020.  Read in English by Adrian Stephens; Bruce Kachuk; Newgatenovelist; fshort; Graham Scott; Larry Wilson; Mickey Lee Rich and VelmaCariss. Cowper, an English poet, wrote a poem called "The Negro's Complaint" (1788) which rapidly became very famous, and was often quoted by Martin Luther King Jr. during the 20th century civil rights...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, nature, philosophy, slavery, abolition
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LibriVox recording of Strictly Business: More Stories of the Four Million by O. Henry. Read in English by Warren Kati O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (1862-1910). His short stories are known for their wit, wordplay, characterization and the clever use of twist endings. Indeed, O. Henry is often credited with defining the short story as a literary art form. Strictly Business: More Stories of the Four Million, is a collection of twenty-three short stories that...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, short stories, O. Henry, new york city, early 1900's, strictly business
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by George W. M. Reynolds
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LibriVox recording of The Mysteries of London Vol. IV by George W. M. Reynolds. Read in English by Jim Locke; Brian Keenan; Steven Seitel; GRuss; Rita Boutros; MajorHistory; Gillian Hendrie; Lynne T; Kathryn Phipps; annie70; ibkhan; BrittanyRill; Dr. Lyndon; ChadH94; Lola Janie; Christina Bui; 5Tommy00; Susan Floerchinger; Kathleen Moore; Mairi Patterson; Matea Bracic The Mysteries of London was a best-selling novel in mid-Victorian England, published in four volumes. This is the fourth and...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, Crime, murder, poverty, family, vice, luxury
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by Myrtle Reed
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LibriVox recording of Flower of the Dusk by Myrtle Reed. Read in English by Daryl Wor Published in 1908, this is the story of two small families and the agreeable couple who help them. The heartfelt Norths, though clouded by disabilities, maintain the joy of life while struggling through sadness and loss. Their neighbours, the Austins, live comfortably if without much in the way of shared interest. As Eloise Wynne approaches to “bless” the Norths with her amiable fiancé, Doctor Allan...
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LibriVox recording of The History of Burke and Hare, And of the Resurrectionist Times by George MacGregor. Read in English by Michele Fry; Colleen McMahon; John; William Allan Jones; Maeve; Greg Giordano; Ciufi Galeazzi; Mairi Patterson; Catherine Emerson; KevinS; Larry Wilson From the preface: ".....of all the criminal events that have occurred in Scotland, few have excited so deep, widespread, and lasting an interest as those which took place during what have been called the...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Ireland, hare, dissection, graverobbers, gravedigging, anatomical science,...
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by Thomas Mann
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LibriVox recording of Bashan And I by Thomas Mann. (Translated by Herman George Scheffauer.) Read in English by David Wales Simple and unpretentious as a statement by Francis d’Assisi, yet full of a gentle modern sophistication and humour, this little work will bring delight and refreshment to all who seek flight from the heavy-laden hour. It is, moreover, one of the most subtle and penetrating studies of the psychology of the dog that has ever been written—tender yet unsentimental,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, humor, dog, essay, memoir, dog psychology, dog and man, dog and affection,...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Crocodile by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Read in English by Tony Addison Ivan Matveich, the most ordinary person you might hope to meet, is swallowed alive by a crocodile at a sideshow. Finding life inside the belly of the beast quite comfortable, he makes a home for himself there. His disquisitions on the state of the world from inside the crocodile make him quite a name for himself; while all the while the discussion rages outside as to whether the beast is going to be cut...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, black comedy, social satire, absurdist humour
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Gambler, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. Translated by C.J. Hogarth. Read by Jason Ingolfsland and Bill Boerst. The Gambler is a short novel by Fyodor Dostoevsky about a young tutor in the employment of a formerly wealthy Russian general. The novella reflects Dostoevsky's own addiction to roulette, which was in more ways than one the inspiration for the book: Dostoevsky completed the novella under a strict deadline so he could pay off gambling debts. (Summary from Wikipedia)...
Topics: Fiction, Russian literature, Librivox, audiobook, literature
Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Double: A Petersburg Poem by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Greg Giordano and sid. This is the story of a mild-mannered civil servant, Mr. Golyadkin, who begins to see his "doppelganger" appearing in his life (at work, in society, etc). This "double" has all the qualities that the protagonist lacks. His "double" bullies and persecutes him, slowly taking his place in the world. As the story...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Permanent Husband by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Frederick Whishaw.) Read in English by Lee Smalley THE PERMANENT HUSBAND, also published as The Eternal Husband, is a psychological novella by the acclaimed Russian author Fyodor Dostoyevsky. The plot revolves around the intense and complex relationship between Velchaninov and Trusotsky. Velchaninov, the protagonist, is a former lover of the recently deceased wife of Trusotsky, the title character. Some critics...
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Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adultery, psychological fiction, cuckoldry, intense relationship
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of Poor Folk by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Charles James Hogarth.) Read in English by Tony Addison; Sonia Known as Fyodor Dostoyevski's first novel, Poor Folk portrays the life of poor people and poverty in a general sense. This novel is short in comparison to most of Fyodor's other works and is applauded for its humanitarian views. The interesting part is how it is put together. The novel is written as a compilation of letters written between the two main characters....
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Russian, epistolary, humanitarian, class relations, caste system, russian...
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Brothers Karamazov (version 3) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Bruce Pirie Originally published in serial form in 1879-80, “The Brothers Karamazov” is recognized as one of the very greatest masterpieces of world literature. It is the last and finest novel of Fyodor Dostoyevsky, who died before writing a planned sequel. The story is organized initially around the efforts of adult sons to deal with their cantankerous and...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, religion, faith, Russia, guilt, free will, responsibility, patricide
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by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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LibriVox recording of The Brothers Karamazov (version 2) by Fyodor Dostoyevsky. (Translated by Constance Garnett.) Read in English by Tony Addison Described as the Great Book of Wonders by Arthur Miller, this everyday tale of fraternal affection, sibling rivalry, obsession, lust, parricide, family intrigue, spiritual faith, death by economic deprivation and ultimate salvation in the soul, boasts (among other wonders) the perfect role for Marilyn Monroe, had Arthur only ever written the play....
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Crime, sensational fiction, ironic masterwork
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by George Payne Rainsford James
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LibriVox recording of The Forgery by George Payne Rainsford James. Read in English by Lynne T Humphrey Scriven is a fine, genial, mercantile man, left widowed to raise three daughters and a son. Two of the daughters marry well although happiness is not enduring. The other defers her marriage, knowing her father disapproves of her choice. The son is a disappointment to his father -- his character is not as generous or kind. However, in time, this son inherits the business, with the exception of...
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by Gabrielle Yerta; Marguerite Yerta Méléra
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LibriVox recording of Six Women and the Invasion by Gabrielle Yerta; Marguerite Yerta Méléra. Read in English by Jael Baldwin; Lynette Caulkins; Sandra Cullum; Alex Khaeliso; KevinS; Rita Boutros A true tale of the wartime resilience of six Frenchwomen whose country town was invaded by the Germans during World War I. - Summary by Jael Baldwin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the...
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by Hendrik A. Lorentz
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LibriVox recording of The Einstein Theory of Relativity by Hendrik A. Lorentz. Read in English by Availle. When Albert Einstein published his first paper on relativity theory, it caused a stir in the physicists' community. When more and more evidence was gathered to prove the theory correct, even laymen became interested in it. Since the theory of relativity uses involved higher mathematics, it is considered notoriously difficult to grasp, and at the time it was published, it was claimed that...
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by François-René de Chateaubriand
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LibriVox recording of The Memoirs of Francois Rene Vicomte de Chateaubriand Volume II by François-René de Chateaubriand. (Translated by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos.) Read in English by Nicole Lee Volume II of Chateaubriand's Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb, translated by Teixeira de Mattos. This volume covers the period from his return to France to fight, reluctantly, for the King, his early literary successes with many portraits of the great and the good, including Napoleon, through to his...
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by Georgette Heyer
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LibriVox recording of The Black Moth, Version 2 by Georgette Heyer. Read by Terra Mendoza Jack Carstares, oldest son of the Earl Wyncham, has been disgraced by his brother. Gone for six years, living the life a highwayman he meets the woman he will fall in love with. Saving her from being kidnapped by a dastardly blackguard he is injured and must stay with her family until he is able to return to his life...will she discovery his true identity? Will he be able to leave her when the time comes?...
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by Hilaire Belloc
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LibriVox recording of The French Revolution, by Hilaire Belloc. Read by Ray Clare “It is, for that matter, self-evident that if one community decides in one fashion, another, also sovereign, in the opposite fashion, both cannot be right. Reasoning men have also protested, and justly, against the conception that what a majority in numbers, or even (what is more compelling still) a unanimity of decision in a community may order, may not only be wrong but may be something which that community...
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by Maria Edgeworth
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LibriVox recording of Helen by Maria Edgeworth.  Read in English by Terra Mendoza; add1sun; Jenny Bradshaw; Jennifer Woodside; Michele Eaton; Lynne Thompson; MaryAnn; Linda Andrus; diaz2010; John Burlinson; Kathleen Moore and Jothi Tharavant. Maria Edgeworth was a prolific Anglo-Irish writer of adults' and children's literature. She was one of the first realist writers in children's literature and was a significant figure in the evolution of the novel in Europe. She held advanced views, for a...
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by Arthur Wing Pinero
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LibriVox recording of The Big Drum by Arthur Wing Pinero. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Leanne Yau; Eva Davis; Nemo; TJ Burns; MichaelMaggs; Steven Fellows; Adrian Stephens; Availle; ToddHW; alanmapstone; Sonia; Tomas Peter; Shashank Jakhmola; KevinS; Devorah Allen; Son of the Exiles Another Pinero play. Biting satire this time, ironic comedy - not a farce. The Big Drum, a novel being written by Phil, one of the main characters, is "an attempt to portray the struggle for notoriety—for...
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by Geraldine Bonner
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LibriVox recording of The Black Eagle Mystery by Geraldine Bonner. Read in English by Mike Overby A New York corporate lawyer falls eighteen stories from the Black Eagle Building. Suicide, cops say. That Hollings Harland was part of a black organization, cornering the market on copper, and about to be exposed to the world. He had just excused himself from an acrimonious meeting with the wealthy Johnston Barker, perhaps another agent of the organization. Could Harland have defected? Spunky...
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by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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LibriVox recording of The Wyvern Mystery by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Read in English by Amy; fiddlesticks; John; Rachel Lintern; KaelyMonahan; Shasta; Lucy Park; Joan Windle; Sandra Cullum; Melissa Green; Dustin Thomas; Adrian Stephens A classic with a pinch of romance, a pinch of gothic, and a dash of mystery, are you interested yet? When young Alice Maybell’ father dies she is taken in by Squire Fairfield, a widower with two handsome young sons, Charles and Harry. As Alice grows into a...
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by Robert Matteson Johnston
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LibriVox recording of The French Revolution by Robert Matteson Johnston. Read in English by Beth Thomas (1974-2020); Pamela Nagami; Michael Fassio; Ariphron; Richard Auty ; Lincoln Peterson; KHand; Sonia A companion volume to his previous "lightning biography" of Napoleon, this book is an outline of the overall shape and impact of the French Revolution, with references given for deeper study. It is a deliberately short and approachable work, suitable for those reading about the French...
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by Henry Blake Fuller
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LibriVox recording of The Cliff-Dwellers by Henry Blake Fuller. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Between the former site of old Fort Dearborn and the present site of our newest Board of Trade there lies a restricted yet tumultuous territory through which, during the course of the last fifty years, the rushing streams of commerce have worn many a deep and rugged chasm. These great canons—conduits, in fact, for the leaping volume of an ever-increasing prosperity—cross each other with a...
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by Alexander Berkman
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LibriVox recording of Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman. Read in English by Kwame Genov; onhyattus; antonygirgis; MajorHistory; Stephen Harvey; ChadH94; Beau Wood; Christine Lehman; ke126; Josh Kibbey; Cate Mackenzie; Kathleen Moore; Andrew Grant; ljarrow; PhyllisV; Chuck Williamson; John In 1892, anarchist and Russian émigré Alexander Berkman was apprehended for the failed assassination of industrialist Henry Clay Frick. This was a retaliatory act meant to incite revolution...
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by William John Locke
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LibriVox recording of The Wonderful Year by William John Locke. Read in English by Simon Evers Martin Overshaw and Corinna Hastings are leading dull and unproductive lives in Paris, having fled humdrum England. They fall in with Fortinbras, who calls himself a Marchand de Bonheur. He predicts a bright future for them and suggests they set out on a journey through France together. The book follows their adventure which turns out to be far more complicated than it might at first seem. They meet a...
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by Joseph Rogers
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LibriVox recording of Reminiscences Of A Workhouse Medical Officer by Joseph Rogers. Read in English by David Wales Joseph Rogers (1821-1889) was an English physician, medical officer, and health care reformer in London. The system of poor-law dispensaries and separate sick wards, with proper staffs of medical attendants and nurses, was due to the efforts of Rogers and his colleagues. His memoir, published in 1889, contains an informative biography written by his brother. His career was not...
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by Evelyn Underhill
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LibriVox recording of The Column of Dust by Evelyn Underhill. Read in English by Josh Mitteldorf Evelyn Underhill, the preeminent scholar of mysticism, wrote 3 novels in her youth, of which this is #3. Constance Tyrrel, a poor but literate woman works in a bookshop, suffers ennui, wonders if there is more to life than what she sees, invokes a ritual that she finds in a dusty old volume. Meanwhile, a disembodied spirit is consumed by a desire to know about the nature and content of the material...
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by Giovanni Verga
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LibriVox recording of The House by the Medlar Tree by Giovanni Verga. (Translated by Mary A. Craig.) Read in English by Tom Denholm In a nineteenth century Sicilian fishing village, the Malavoglia family gambles everything on being able to profit from a cargo of lupin nuts. The cargo is lost at sea and a succession of misfortunes and tragedies assails the family. A masterpiece of social commentary hailed within Italy but neglected by the wider world, The House by the Medlar Tree ranks alongside...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Martin Chuzzlewit by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Martin Chuzzlewit was Dickens 6th novel, serially published in 1843 - 44. Irrespective of the fact that Dickens considered - "Chuzzlewit is in 100 points immeasurably the best of my stories"- it failed to resonate with, or capture the public's imagination as many of its predecessors had done. However by the1850s its popularity had risen and it eventually found recognition as the great...
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by Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett
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LibriVox recording of The Adventures of an Ugly Girl by Elizabeth Burgoyne Corbett. Read in English by Zarina Silverman; Rainee; Sarah Hite; KHand; CoffeeLover17; Betsy Walker; Kathleen Moore “Come, Dora! I shall never be ready, if you don’t make haste. They will be here in ten minutes, and my hair is not half so nice as it ought to be, thanks to your carelessness.” “You are very good to ignore my own claims to attention so utterly. I have been helping you this half-hour and have barely...
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by Charles Dickens
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LibriVox recording of Bleak House by Charles Dickens. Read in English by Peter John Keeble Bleak house is one of Dickens finest achievements. It was written for serialisation in 1853 when Dickens was at the peak of his career. Monthly sales substantially exceeded his previous bestseller David Copperfield. Dickens' mastery of the English language comes to the fore in this book. It is an energetic book: a complex mystery story revolving around the heroine Esther Summerson and her path from...
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by R. Austin Freeman
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LibriVox recording of John Thorndyke's Cases by R. Austin Freeman. Read in English by Sandra Cullum Detective John Thorndyke never disappoints when solving crime in this collection of Freeman's works. - Summary by A. K. Morton For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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by Solomon Northup
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LibriVox recording of Twelve Years a Slave, by Solomon Northup. Read by Rob Marland. Twelve Years a Slave is the memoir of a freeborn African American from New York who is kidnapped and sold into slavery. After being held for twelve years on a series of Louisiana plantations, he is eventually freed and reunited with his family. Solomon Northup published his memoir the year he was rescued, 1853, and, arriving soon after Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin", it proved a...
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by Willa Sibert Cather
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LibriVox recording of A Lost Lady by Willa Sibert Cather. Read in English by Rob Marland The young Niel Herbert idolizes Marian Forrester, the beautiful and charismatic wife of a pioneering railroad magnate. After discovering Mrs Forrester’s affair with another man, Herbert loses faith in her and all he thought she represented. Content warning for one use of the N-word. - Summary by Rob Marland For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or...
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